our special night of food and art IS SOLD OUT!

STILL RAW AND UNFILTERED. deliberately intimate. NOW-ID'S ANNUAL 'Gala' will present work by visual artists in a unique dinner party + exhibition TO support NOW-ID's summer 2018 performance. JOIN US FOR AN EVENING AT Gary Vlasic'S STUDIO WITH DINNER BY Chef Evan Francois, LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT AND MORE. plus! unIDentified art for sale by the artists below.


Work has been generously donated by the following artists and more, to be showcased and available for purchase - don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity:

Holly Addi, Jan AndrewsSusan Beck, Brian Blackham, Laura Boardman, Colby BrewerDeborah Brinkerhoff, Jared ClarkJamie Clyde, Rodney Cuellar, Ty Dickerson, Justin DiggleStefanie DykesTrisha Empey, Dan Fieldstad, Phillip Istomin, Jeff Juip, Gary Larson, Stephan Lesueur, Colour Maisch, Bernard MeyersAndrew PattesonStacy PhillipsDavid Raymond, Jorge Rojas, Mark Seely, Amanda SmithCasey SmithPortia Snow, John SproulBonnie SucecJutta Sugden, Burk Uzzle, Hannah Vaughn, Brant Vest, Gary Vlasic, Joy Whalen, and more!

'UNIDENTIFIED' refers to the art sale itself, as authorship of the work will not be revealed until evening’s end, after the works are purchased.

The idea is to encourage you to choose based entirely on your reaction, rather than perceptions about a given artist. We trust the night will be a playful game of sorts (where everyone wins) and we hope all are able to take home at least one piece if not many.  

Proceeds from UNIDENTIFIED will, in particular, assist in the development of NOW-ID’s 2018 performance – Desert Shore - in collaboration with Gary Vlasic’s V.Project and Australian, deaf poet Walter Kadiki. 


september 23, 2017
UnIDentified: NOW-ID Annual Benefit

2017 Gala Committee:

Gary Vlasic (Chair), Tiffini Porter, Kim Fearick, Colour Maisch, Portia Snow, Philip Istomin, Hope Hornbeck, Nathan Webster and Charlotte Boye-Christensen. 

Thank you to our sPONSORS:

Dented Brick Distillery, Squatters, Evan Francois, Bubble and Brown, Blended Table, Manoli's, Stanza, Current, Utah Symphony and Opera, Salt Lake Acting Company, Ballet West, V-Project, The Rest, Takashi, Stoneground, Copper Common, Peery Hotel, Phillip Istomin, Gary Vlasic, Portia Snow, Colour Maisch, Hope Hornbeck, Tiffini Porter, Scott Hinton, Rose Maizner, Kim Fearrick, Heidi Westfall, Eric Hofer, David Kranes and Ann-Michelle Neal.


+  Images from last year's benefit  +



'House of Apocalypse' 2015 video by Leani Lewis

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